Restructuring Targeting Analyst - Associate

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

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Job details

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Experience Level: Junior Professional

Type: Full Time

Service Line: Restructuring

Job description

The Restructuring team delivers a blend of stakeholder / lender side advisory work (including support with financial restructurings), company side advisory and formal insolvency. The team provide services to a full spectrum of businesses from small owner managed concerns through to large multinationals and also a wide range of work with public sector organisations, all typically experiencing some form of stress or distress.

We are currently recruiting for a role in the Restructuring Sales and Business Development team, supporting the existing team of 12 people. Whilst it is a non-client facing role it requires a commercial mindset. We’re looking for someone to support the department’s targeting activities, ensuring our pipeline data is accurate and undertaking research into key clients and sectors.

This role will involve working across a range of sectors with significant exposure to senior Restructuring leaders, reporting into the Restructuring Sales & BD Manager.

Key Responsibilities
Key responsibilities will include:

- Undertaking research and analysis for target sectors and companies, using a range of data sources (Companies House, industry thought leadership, media/press reports etc).
- Proactively supporting management of the department’s targeting pipeline e.g. removing duplicates, undertaking reconciliations, attending targeting meetings
- Handling internal queries regarding the pipeline and target sectors/clients, by phone, email or video conference
- Supporting production of reports for senior leadership on current targets, pipeline, undertaking analysis of research data
- Managing queries into the team inbox, undertaking a range of ad hoc tasks
- Supporting the wider business through a period of change – an interest in taking on new projects and tasks would be highly desirableThe Individual
The role is very flexible and is likely to change over time. Key attributes of a suitable candidate include:

- An interest in commercial/sales activities and understanding company financials e.g. balance sheet, profit & loss
- Knowledge/interest in key business/economic events and activities impacting on our clients e.g. COVID-19, consumer trends
- Due to the confidential nature of our clients a high level of discretion is essential
- Food time management and organisational skills together with the ability to prioritise tasks to ensure that deadlines are met
- Ability to work independently
- Conscientious and are able to produce high quality, detailed and accurate work;
- Good people and communication skills

- An ability to “self start” and identify outstanding tasks, and suggest ideas to improve how we support the department

- A professional demeanour and ability to work closely with a range of demanding stakeholders

- A willingness to learn new skills and stretch into new capabilities

- Ability to manage a project or activity from start to finish

- Technical Skills:
- Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
- Broader IT skills, willingness to learn/use new software or online research tools
- Degree-level qualification in any subject highly desirable
- Strong background in Maths and English (minimum B-grade at GCSE or equivalent)
- Comfort writing for a range of audiences would be advantageous
- Background in finance and accountancy desirable but not essential (e.g. AAT, CFAB, ACA, ACCA)Previous office experience desirable but not essential

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Why Deal Advisory at KPMG?

We partner with our clients to give them the confidence to make key decisions for their business. It’s all about blending our deep sector expertise with our execution skills. Whilst we operate within a robust framework, we’ll ensure you have the autonomy you need to shape the strategies behind our clients’ decisions and help influence their successes. We’re looking for people with an entrepreneurial spirit and a collaborative mentality. You’ll be keen to share ideas and build relationships with internal teams and external stakeholders alike. You’ll also welcome different perspectives and be happy to share your own. This is your opportunity to become one of our trusted advisors and to have the resources you need to achieve everything you want in your career.

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Service Overview

In Restructuring, we help clients to address the complex challenges that might lead them to underperform or threaten their survival. Engaged by a wide range of stakeholders, our clients include corporates, major banks, law firms, hedge funds, lenders, and public sector organisations. Our work falls into two categories: Advisory and Insolvency.

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